Female Reproductive System Female Urinary Tract Vaginal agenesis is a birth defect that affects few women 1 out of 5, But unless it is fixed, it can make sex and having a baby impossible. It occurs when the vagina does not develop fully. Some girls may have a shorter vagina, a remnant of one, or lack one altogether. It is not uncommon to have other issues in the reproductive tract, such as an absent or small uterus. Also, 30 out of girls with vaginal agenesis will have kidney abnormalities.
Sex Dev. Epub Jul Management of vaginal hypoplasia in disorders of sexual development: surgical and non-surgical options. Enlargement procedures for vaginal hypoplasia include self-dilation therapy or surgical vaginoplasty. There are many vaginoplasty techniques described, and each method has different risks and benefits. Reviewing the literature on management options for vaginal hypoplasia, the results show a number of techniques available for the creation of a neovagina.
Print Overview Vaginal agenesis a-JEN-uh-sis is a rare disorder that occurs when the vagina doesn't develop, and the womb uterus may only develop partially or not at all. This condition is present before birth, and may also be associated with kidney, heart or skeletal abnormalities. Both surgical and nonsurgical treatments are available.